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countertenor

noun [C] uk   /ˈkaʊn.təˌten.ər/ us    /-t̬ɚˌten.ɚ/ ( also alto)
a man with a singing voice that is higher than usual for a tenor and similar to a low female voice
Translations of “countertenor”
in Korean 카운터 테너…
in Arabic كاوِنترتينور (نوع من الأصوات الرِجالِيّة)…
in Portuguese contratenor…
in Catalan contratenor…
in Japanese カウンターテナーの歌手…
in Italian contraltista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男聲最高音歌手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男声最高音歌手…
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